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Free, Fun Family Activities

The Only Thing Better than Family Fun is FREE Family Fun!

Our website is packed with things to do to have fun with the whole family without spending a dime. Below, you’ll find a list of inspiring ideas of the best free events happening this month, reader-favorite free activities and more free things to do with kids in OKC! Want even more ideas? Check out our searchable calendar filled with community events for families or keep scrolling to see events happening today throughout the Oklahoma City metro that are free to attend.

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All Free Events

  • Thu, May 13, 2021

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • The annual Montmartre Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival features hundreds of artists of a variety of ages creating wonderful works of art in chalk. Tune in online to check out this year's submitted masterpieces.


    University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma (online) View map
    1727 W Alabama,
    Chickasha, 73018, OK, US
  • The Dodgers take the field against the River Cats. Groups of 10 or more receive an OKC Dodgers hat and Braum's voucher for everyone in their group on Sunday and there will be post-game fireworks on Thursday & Friday. Game times are Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday & Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.; Sunday, 2:05 p.m.


    Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark View map
    1 Mickey Mantle Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The #SendFlowerstoGreenwood project is both a virtual and physical outpouring of love, light, and life for Greenwood Tulsa and the descendants of the victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, organized by the owners of The Wild Mother Creative Studio. From May 10 - June 7, artists can participate in a virtual outpouring by following the hashtag #SendFlowersToGreenwood. Amature art of any kind—visual, performance, written, etc—is welcomed! Families can create…


    Various locations View map

    Tulsa & Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features a new immersive experience with life-sized dinosaur fossils and animatronic models that demonstrate movement and sounds like prehistoric creatures. This interactive experience has 15 one-of-a-kind animatronic displays and 8 skeleton replicas. Learn how dinosaurs evolved over time and where they roamed as well as what the OKC Zoo is doing to fight the extinction of Oklahoma’s beloved lizard, the horny toad, also known as the Texas horned lizard. Dino…


    OKC Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Learn more about Oklahoma's Story through its People via Zoom. Enjoy an exciting virtual story time, followed by the creation of a simple craft inspired by the book. Then, participate in a show and tell. Discovery Days are family-friendly and recommended for ages 3-7.  This program is free and you can pick up a complimentary craft kit containing all the supplies needed each month from the Museum.  Preregister here.


    Online View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The museum is celebrating their newest exhibition "Moving Vision" by offering a late-night museum experience for all to enjoy. Every Friday, enjoy the diverse galleries until 8 p.m. Make it a family affair by taking advantage of free children's admission for kids 17 and under.


    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Features free nature-themed storytime and crafts each Tuesday and Thursday at the Play Pavilion. On April 1, the group will read “Happy Easter Little Critter” by Mercer Mayer and make Easter Bunnies with a snack of carrots & ranch and Honest Kids Juice Boxes. Sign up here.


    Scissortail Park Playground and Play Pavilion View map
    655 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Admission includes basic skate rental. Family Night Package $29 Includes: Admission, Skate Rental, Pizza, & Drinks for up to 5 family members. Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.; Sundays, 6 - 8 p.m.


    Skate Galaxy OKC View map
    5800 NW 36th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73122, OK
  • Features live music on the patio every Thursday night. Schedule: May 6 - The Blend May 13 - Replay May 20 - HOOK May 27 - SquadLive June 3 - Hypnotik June 10 - HOOK June 17 - Drive June 24 - Broadcasters July 1 - Cruise Project July 8 - Weekend All Stars July 15 - The Blend July 22 - Hypnotik July 29 - Replay August 5 -…


    Redrock Canyon Grill View map
    9221 Lake Hefner Parkway,
    Oklahoma City, 73120, OK, US
  • Features a socially-distanced picnic edition. In lieu of the traditional communal dinner, guests will be invited to pack their best blankets, pillows and lawn chairs to enjoy a packaged picnic curated by some of the best chefs in OKC. Each picnic-for-two box will include a selection of savory bites, sweets and adult beverages. The evening will be completed with live music, a cash bar, sparkling lights and more. Benefiting Downtown…


    Park Ave View map
    210 Park Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features an outdoor concert series in the courtyard every Thursday.


    Parlor OKC View map
    11 NE 6th St,
    Oklahoma City, OK

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